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6 Skills that will make you indispensable

Let's face it—what's trending now is constant change, added responsibilities as a manager and rising expectations. To stay alive, you have to increase your flexibility, expand your management skills and close gaps. You need to become a multidimensional go-to person. In short, you must invest in yourself and your people.

AMA's list of must-have management skills

People come to AMA because they're ready to make changes. Changes will ultimately deliver the results needed for superior performance with more than 90 years of experience training hundreds of thousands of managers and leaders to excel in their roles.
AMA has identified this list of 6 critical manager skill sets...core competencies that are crucial to your success.

1. MANAGEMENT AND LEADERSHIP SKILLS View Courses »
To set priorities, delegate, motivate and develop your people, coach them to become top performers and communicate objectives and goals.

Management Skills for New Managers

Gain the core management skills you need to succeed!

2. COMMUNICATION SKILLSView Courses »
To get your point across, create a compelling presentation to support your goals and get buy-in for ideas, inspire others to achieve better results and demonstrate emotional intelligence.

How to Communicate with Diplomacy, Tact and Credibility

Be a consistently professional communicator -- even in difficult circumstances.

3. COLLABORATION SKILLSView Courses »
So you can value and celebrate differences, build rapport, form alliances and negotiate effectively.

Collaborative Leadership Skills for Managers

Developing a collaborative style to enhance team commitment and individual performance.

4. CRITICAL THINKING SKILLSView Courses »
To approach problem solving logically, research options, avoid biases and focus on meaningful data to draw the right conclusions—even under pressure.

Critical Thinking

Develop clearer and core effective thinking in business

5. FINANCE SKILLSView Courses »
To weigh the dollars-and-cents implications of your decisions—including the ability to build a sound budget and formulate reasonable forecasts.

Fundamentals of Forecasting

Get the basic skills you need to accurately
predict revenues and costs.

6. PROJECT MANAGEMENT SKILLS View Courses »
To grasp the scope and objectives of projects, recognize the roles and responsibilities of others, use PM tools to stay on track and become an effective member of a cross-functional team.

Improving Your Project Management Skills:
The Basics for Success

Build a social foundation of project management knowledge, techniques and tools in this hands-on
workshop that covers the entire project life cycle.